Preliminary Inventory to the David Edward Charles Eversley Papers, 1935-1994

Processed by Rebecca J. Mead and Katherine Reynolds; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
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Preliminary Inventory to the David Edward Charles Eversley Papers, 1935-1994

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
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Processed by:
Rebecca J. Mead and Katherine Reynolds
Date Completed:
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Edward Charles Eversley Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1935-1994
Collection number: 89008
Creator: Eversley, David Edward Charles
Collection Size: 178 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes, 3 linear feet (82.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, studies, reports, memoranda, notes, agenda, minutes, statistical data, printed matter, and maps, relating to population studies, including urbanization, immigration, and family planning; and urban and regional planning, including housing and other social and economic planning aspects, especially in London, elsewhere in England, Northern Ireland, and West Germany.
Language: English.

Administrative Information


Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David Edward Charles Eversley papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1989.


Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

Greater London Council.
City planning--England--London.
London (England)
Great Britain--Social policy.
Great Britain--Economic policy--1945-
Regional planning--Great Britain.
Great Britain.
Rural-urban migration.
Emigration and immigration.
Fertility, Human.
Northern Ireland.
Germany (West)

Container List

Box 1-3

Speeches and writings. Proofs, typescripts, outlines, correspondence, charts, and bulletins; includes manuscripts entitled "Rising Costs and Static Incomes: Some Consequences of Regional Planning in London" and "The Planner in Society: An Essay on the Future of British Planning," 1943-1975

Box 4-11

Center for Environmental Studies, Social Science Research Council. Reports, correspondence, clippings, memoranda, charts, printed articles, lists, notes, press releases, and administrative material, 1967-1988


Greater London Council. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed articles, clippings, charts, and miscellany, 1963-1983

Box 12-18



General. Includes material relating to transportation, housing, health and safety, town planning, employment, architecture, and the Strategic Programme Planning Board

Box 19-23

Commercial and industrial development

Box 24-25


Box 26-29

Housing. Includes material relating to immigrants, home ownership, and land availability


Greater London Development Project. Reports, memoranda, notes, correspondence, printed articles, hearing transcripts, press releases, charts, and miscellany, 1970-1978



Box 30-38


Box 39-50


Box 51-63


Box 64-66

"Tomorrow's London". Reports, memoranda, correspondence, notes, typescripts, clippings, and photographs, 1968-1970

Box 67-68

London Tourism Board. Clippings, reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and memoranda; includes some material relating to census data, housing, and the Greater London Council, 1968-1972

Box 69-72

Overseas population and fertility. Reports, program statements, pamphlets, manuals, printed articles, and miscellany; includes material relating to urbanization, migration and immigration, family planning, and public health, 1963-1981

Box 73-85

Population and planning conferences. Pamphlets, correspondence, printed material, notes, memoranda, reports, agenda, and miscellany, 1967-1979

Box 86

Regional Studies Association. Printed articles, notes, charts, questionnaires, correspondence, reports, agenda, minutes, clippings, and lists, 1982-1983

Box 87-88

Standing Conference on London and South East Regional Planning. Memoranda, reports, notes, and correspondence, 1966-1979

Box: 89-182

Incremental materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described.